TRM baseball sweeps Northview Saturday
Published 11:52 am Monday, March 19, 2012
The No. 3-ranked T.R. Miller Tiger baseball team took two games from the Northview Chiefs Saturday in Florida to improve their record to 8-3 this season.
T.R. Miller won game one 9-2 over Northview and claimed a 13-4 win in game two.
The Tigers will begin the area part of their schedule Friday in Excel when they take on the Panthers in a JV and varsity doubleheader at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
On Saturday, the two teams will meet again in Brewton in a varsity doubleheader set for 5 and 7 p.m.
Game one: TRM 9, Northview 2
In the first game of the doubleheader Saturday, T.R. Miller won 9-2 to improve their record to 7-3.
The Tigers of Brewton led Northview 9-0 after six innings before allowing the Chiefs to score two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. T.R. Miller scored three runs in the second inning and two each in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to get the win by seven.
At the plate for the Tigers, Conner Denton was 4-for-5 with one RBI and one stolen base. Collin Graves was 2-for-4 and Jacob Fillmore was 2-for-4 with a double and one RBI. Kyle Davis was 2-for-3 with a homerun and one RBI and Ryan Hunt was 1-for-4 with a triple.
Kevin Davis earned the win on the mound for the Tigers. Davis went six innings and allowed one hit, walked one, hit two and struck out 15.
Darby Black went the final inning and allowed two runs on three hits, walked and struck out one.
Game two: TRM 13, Northview 4
In the second game of the doubleheader Saturday, the Tigers led 5-2 after five innings before scoring five runs in the sixth inning and three in the seventh to get the win by nine.
T.R. Miller led 3-0 after the second inning and 4-1 after three innings. Both teams would add one run each in the fourth as the Tigers went on top 5-2. In the sixth inning, T.R. Miller scored five runs and added three in the seventh while Northview added two of their own in the bottom of the seventh.
At the plate for the Tigers, Hunt was 3-for-3 and Caleb McAnally was 3-for-5 with four RBIs. Kevin Davis was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs and two stolen bases while Kameron Winn was 2-for-2 with one RBI.
On the mound, Denton earned the win going five innings allowing two runs, four its, struck out six and allowed one earned run.
Kyle Davis went two innings and allowed two runs, one earned, walked none, struck out two and allowed two hits.